Air Transat will launch the only direct flight between Montreal and San Diego, California, in the summer of 2020.
In addition, in light of the great interest in New Orleans, a new destination Air Transat will be offering for the first time this winter, the airline will extend its flights to the summer of 2020.
Finally, more flights to Florida from Montreal and Quebec City will be added to the program.
“We are enriching our offering to the western and southern United States, in line with growing travellers’ expectations,” says Annick Guérard, Chief Operating Officer of Transat. “The North American tourism market is strong, and as the No. 1 leisure airline in Canada, we are happy to increase our destinations and frequencies, all while strengthening our Montreal hub.”
“We are very pleased to welcome the first direct route to San Diego from Montreal,” adds Philippe Rainville, President and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal. “Thanks to our partner Air Transat, YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport will be offering a broader and enriched air service, with an increased frequency of flights to the southern and western United States. Quebecers will be able to enjoy a wide range of choices during the summer of 2020 with even more destinations to discover.”
Direct flights from Montreal to San Diego will be offered three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays
Starting in November, Air Transat will offer two flights a week from Montreal to New Orleans, on Thursdays and Sundays. To respond to the high demand for this destination, the airline will be extending its service to next summer.
Next summer, Air Transat will add four flights a week to Fort Lauderdale -three from Montreal, and one from Quebec City. The latter will be the only direct flight between Quebec City and Fort Lauderdale during the summer season. Air Transat will also add two more flights from Montreal to Orlando.